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Strong performances fuel varsity girls lacrosse’s victory

Strong performances fuel varsity girls lacrosse’s victory

Adrian Cunningham, Staff Writer
March 3, 2017
Filed under Sports

The frigid air could not hold off the blazing comeback cooked up by the Lady Scots. On March 1, the Carlmont girls varsity lacrosse team faced Sequoia for a head-to-head battle on Carlmont turf. The game opened quickly with Sequoia scoring the first goal of the game five minutes in after bursting...

The Padres take over the Scots’ court

The Padres take over the Scots’ court

Mackenzie O'Connell, Staff Writer
March 2, 2017
Filed under Sports, Top News

The Scots got swept out by Serra as the Padres were an unstoppable force throughout the night taking advantage of Carlmont's court. On Feb. 28, the Scots lost all three sets against the Padres. Though the Scots put their best effort forward, the Padres team was more developed as the Carlmont varsity ...

Boys varsity lacrosse starts the season strong

Boys varsity lacrosse starts the season strong

Lucy Gibbs, Staff Writer
March 2, 2017
Filed under Sports

Carlmont prevailed over Dougherty Valley with a final score of 7-6. The Dougherty Valley Wildcats traveled from San Ramon on Feb. 28 to face the Scots in the first game of the season. Tensions were high as the two teams lined up for the face-off. "I was kind of iffy on the team," said Jack Morris...

Carlmont swim team starts their preseason with a splash

Carlmont swim team starts their preseason with a splash

Madeline Smith-Morton, Staff Writer
February 27, 2017
Filed under Sports

The Carlmont swim team began its preseason practices in order to prepare for their upcoming swim meets which start March 9. The practices are structured to push the swimmers to be focused and determined. Last year, Carlmont varsity boys competed very well at the Central Coast Section (CCS) an...

A test of testosterone: why boys don’t play volleyball

A test of testosterone: why boys don’t play volleyball

Trey Chock, Staff Writer
February 27, 2017
Filed under Sports

“No, we don't wear spandex,” is the answer most male volleyball players give when asked about their sport. The use of the revealing clothing, commonly associated with women’s volleyball, is one of many stereotypes that plague volleyball today. With gender being a major topic in today’s soci...

Lacrosse prepares for upcoming season

Lacrosse prepares for upcoming season

Kelsey Chandra, Staff Writer
February 26, 2017
Filed under Sports

Drills, conditioning, and scrimmages. Every practice for the boys’ lacrosse team involves different methods for them to improve their abilities. The team spends almost every evening working hard so that they triumph in their games. They practice as a team so they can play just as well as a team....

Girls soccer season ends before CCS

Girls soccer season ends before CCS

Mackenzie O'Connell, Staff Writer
February 23, 2017
Filed under Sports

After adding many young players and developing the team over the Winter season, the varsity soccer team's season came to an end without a place in the CCS playoffs. Due to some girls that graduated, the varsity team took on many new players, including six freshman. The team learned to play with ea...

Carlmont varsity swim team rides the wave into a new season

Carlmont varsity swim team rides the wave into a new season

Daniel Friis, Staff Writer
February 16, 2017
Filed under Sports

Champions It’s something sports team strives to be one day. It’s what motivates them to practice every day and become the best. Last year, the boys varsity swim team put in the work achieved this feat by winning the Peninsula Athletic League (PAL). “I think what made our team so success...

The Scots tie Wildcats in away match

The Scots tie Wildcats in away match

Nour Zabaneh, Staff Writer
February 16, 2017
Filed under Sports

Carlmont pushed through one more game overcoming many injuries and fatigue from their long season. On Feb. 15, the boys varsity soccer tied 0-0 away against Woodside High School. “The boys played well with all things considered. We are very knackered because there has been a lot of footba...

Scots end season with win over Capuchino

Scots end season with win over Capuchino

Briana Mcdonald, Staff Writer
February 15, 2017
Filed under Sports

The Scots varsity boys basketball team was able to finish with a strong lead against Capuchino in their win on Feb. 14. A high-intensity matchup was played for the last game of the regular season, with both teams going back and forth. Yet the Scots were able to accomplish a win due to their motiva...

Freshmen basketball takes a close loss to Mills

Freshmen basketball takes a close loss to Mills

Lucy Gibbs, Staff Writer
February 13, 2017
Filed under Sports

Although Carlmont's freshmen girls started strong, this intensely close game eventually went the other way despite the Scots best efforts. The two teams met on Feb. 11 and played an aggressive, tight game. No team lead by more than five points throughout the entire game. With the final score at 28-2...

The Scots tie the Panthers on senior night

The Scots tie the Panthers on senior night

Mackenzie O'Connell, Staff Writer
February 10, 2017
Filed under Sports

The Lady Scots stormed up the field as they played with motivation in honor of the seniors under the pouring rain. On Feb. 9 the Scots played a rough game against the Panthers. Though the weather conditions caused the field to be slippery, and the ball was hard to control the Scots kept the ball on the...

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